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Avery Lodge Building History

Avery Lodge Records, 1966-2014:

The Avery Lodge Records document the residents of Avery Lodge Cooperative House as well as many of the activities that the house sponsored. A cooperative house for men, Avery Lodge was open on the OSU campus from 1966-2014.

Daily Barometer articles: (available on microfilm and bound printed copies)

  • August 3, 1966 3:3-4 

OSU Memorabilia Collection:

The Memorabilia Collection is an artificial collection containing items of interest about Oregon State University and to a lesser extent, the city of Corvallis, and the state of Oregon.

  • Box-Folder 46.2: Co-op Houses, 1966-2003 (Newspaper clippings, promotional brochures, student papers on history, correspondence)

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Avery Lodge was built in 1966 as a co-operative house.
It was named for Joseph C. Avery, one of the founders of Corvallis.
It is located on Madison Avenue between 9th and 11th Streets.


Visit Oregon Digital for more images of Avery Lodge.

About Joseph C. Avery

For biographical information on Joseph C. Avery, visit his Benton County Historical Society page.
For information on Joseph C. Avery's role as a founder of Corvallis, visit the City of Corvallis History page.

OSU Memorabilia Collection:

The Memorabilia Collection is an artificial collection containing items of interest about Oregon State University and to a lesser extent, the city of Corvallis, and the state of Oregon.

  • Box-Folder 14.4: Avery Family, Articles of Genealogy, 1911-2004 (Correspondence, newspaper clippings genealogy data, obituaries, 1913 Plat of Avery farm, family histories
  • Box-Folder 14.5: Avery, Joseph Conant, 1870-2004 (Correspondence, newspaper clippings, period copy (July 1870) to Commissioner of Agricultural College Lands)

Occidental Messenger:

Joseph Avery was an editor for the Occidental Messenger. The Occidental Messenger was a weekly paper first published in 1857 (it's later title was Democratic crisis). It is available on microfilm upon special request via SCARC.

 

FAQ: Was Linus Pauling Middle School in Corvallis originally named Joseph and Martha Avery Middle School?

In 2005 the Avery name was proposed and approved for the middle school, but never formally adopted, due to the controversy that arose around Avery’s views on slavery. No signage was ever installed on the school with the Avery name. The Joseph Avery Memorabilia Collection file has articles on the middle school naming controversy.

 





       Joseph C. Avery, 1817-1876